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Lynette is raising funds for EAST

On Sunday, 24 June the Rotary Club of Ipswich East will be holding a sponsored charity walk and we are delighted that Lynette Chapman, who plans to take part in the day, has named EAST as her chosen charity.

Lynette has contributed the following message -

'My name is Lynette Chapman and I shall be walking for EAST at the 36th Orwell Sponsored Charity Walk on Sunday 24th June 2012, which is organised by The Rotary Club of Ipswich East.

I live near (Grundisburgh, Woodbridge), am married, a mother, grandmother, actively involved in our local Community and a keen sailor (preferably in warm waters!). In a previous life in Hertfordshire I was a lecturer, educationalist and Cambridge examiner, delighting in others’ personal discovery, enlightenment and achievement.

The reason for my choosing the above Charity event was a desire to get fitter without the pressure of achieving goals other than my own.

The reason for my choosing EAST is because I think it’s a splendid Charity which offers a variety of sailing experiences for disabled and visually impaired adults and children provided by volunteers who generously give of their time and expertise.

This Walk is a fun Charity event, open to everyone and providing a challenge for all abilities. Its route follows the River Orwell, providing three choices: The Levington Loop (12 miles), Fishponds Folly (18 miles) and The Orwell (25 miles). With checkpoints every 3 miles providing refreshments, first aid facilities (St John’s Ambulance is also on hand) and transport for those who wish to go no further, it is perhaps something for you on Sunday 24 June 2012 which could also benefit EAST.

It would be great for members of EAST and the public to join this excellent event. To have fun - and purpose - and raise funds - for your Charity which, in EAST’s case, enriches the lives of disabled people. If you are interested in joining this Walk, please contact: Norman Haines, Tel: 01473 215333'.

So, how about joining Lynette in this great event? If you are unable to take part then please consider sponsoring her or anyone else you may know who is planning to join in the fun. You can donate via EAST.